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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Studies in the Book of Psalms (REL240)

Formerly Studies in the Book of Psalms (REL440); Formerly Psalms (REL440)

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: interpret and analyze selected sections from the Psalms and relevant Rabbinic literature and identify and describe key themes found in selected Psalms and pertinent Rabbinic literature.


Major topics covered in the course are: the analysis of the various Psalms in historical context and themes and explications of selected Psalms in light of classical commentaries and rabbinic sources. Psalms may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and textual preparation.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Hebrew Bible, Judaic Studies, or Religious Studies (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).